AscTec Professional. Line. AscTec Navigator. Manual Two for the current. AscTec Trinity flight controller, and one for the predecessor AscTec Autopilot. Jürgen Sturm. Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots. 9 downloads/manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf. Gyroscopes (3x single. Dear Asctec I have a question about flying the Pelican in GPS mode. assets/ Downloads/Manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf ( MB).

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GPS mode behavior

Ascfec, after analyzing the problem further we found out that the u-blox GPS receivers used on the AscTec Hummingbird and AscTec Pelican can get in trouble when using SBAS services, which have been cleared for regular operation earlier this year. Do not use a “final waypoint” with a height of 0m for landing. Expand all Collapse all. You find it here: I don’t ascetc exactly what caused it, but it had to do with a GPS indexing issue, and required a firmware upgrade from AscTec.

Motor Controller Update It is highly recommended to perform a motor controller update with the Research Upgrade Tool after all IDs have been assigned properly.

In reply to this post by kjackson Hi there. Using these services, in some situations the velocity measurements read from the GPS receiver, which are then used for the internal data fusion and position control, can be way off, which results in the vehicle shooting away. Yesterday we flew the Pelican in GPS mode, and after a few minutes of stable flight, all of a sudden it started going in a direction, even when i took my hands off the RC controller.


You should now see all the status information of the UAV In the “Packets” field you may select to receive more info packets e. This device is not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained. In reply to this post by kjackson.

Free forum by Nabble. If your UAV is new, this is our default connection and you do not need to change anything. In this case, the safety pilot can always recover by switching to height controlled or manual mode, but we understand that this behavior needs to be prevented in the first place.

Google Maps is quite easy.

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In mwnual you exchanged a motor controller you may need to assign the correct ID to it according to its position. We will then inform you on our homepage about possibilities how to get the update. Skip to end of metadata. Hi, did you maybe loose GPS signal for some reason?


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Jos On 29 August To fix this problem we have built a default firmware for the HL processor which reconfigures the GPS receiver, so that the problem is solved directly on-board the GPS unit.

My question is, what kind of filtering if any is being done by autopilot, to smooth out the GPS signals. Created by Andre Rylllast modified on Dec 19, autopilo From what I understand, GPS location can occasionally jump s of meters.

The number is the serial number you were looking for. The same problem also occurred to me when flying in GPS mode and that the Pelican went crazy which resulted in some minor crashes.

Creating a Georeferenced Image Creating a georeferenced image with e. It is highly recommended to perform a motor controller update with the Research Upgrade Tool after all IDs have been assigned properly. Connect your flight system as described above and click on “System Info” in the menu bar. In the new “System Info” window click on “Update Information”. Does Pelican autopilot do any kind of flitering to mitigate this problem?

You can now load the image into mxnual AutoPilot Control software.

You can download it here. Saturday, August 27,